Dallas County, Alabama Deeds

Mortgage from Merritt Rand to Shields Ramsey & Smith
SOURCE: Deed Record, Dallas County, Alabama Probate Court, Vol. Y, 1867-1868, p. 402. (FHL#1532915)

Transcribed and contributed by Karim Aldridge Rand


A Mortgage from Merritt Rand to Shields Ramsey & Smith was filed for record in this office on the 17th day of April A.D. 1868. In words & figures following "To wit."
Liberty Hill Dallas County Alabama a April 16th 1868. Six months after date I promise to pay to the order of Shields Ramsey & Smith the sum of two hundred dollars value received hereby waiving all stay laws statutory exemptions whatsoever the above amount being for provisions and necessary articles furnished him by the said Shields Ramsey & Smith to enable him to make a crop for the present year, and without which I would not be able to make a crop this note is given and intended as a lien on my crop for the present year and I hereby demand that it be recorded as the statue requires to effect thi object intended and I hereby obligate myself to levliver to the said Shields Ramsey & Smith as such place or places as they may designate my entire crop of the present year consisting of cotton, cron & fodder also our cow & calf as also all produce which I may raise during the present year given under my hand and seal the day and date above written.

                                                                                             his
Signed in the presence of                                         Merritt x Rand
B.C. Adams                                                                        mark
J.G. Wilson
M. S. Rev Stamps
Affixed fifty cents               Recorded 22nd April 1868
                                                                       J.F. Cousley Judge


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